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good morning and happy halloween, it is 5:00 a.m. on this monday, october 31 him here's what's happening. strike deadline, septa workers do not walk -- may walk off the job at midnight leaving commuters without a ride. >> accuweather promises another warm week, but a chilly night for trick and treating. let's find out about the chilly night with david murphy he has accuweather and karen rogers is looking at the commute, good morning. >> reporter: we're starting out cool and staying cool for tonight for trick or treating, as you mentioned. we had a storm system that came through last night. we had downpours and lightning and strong gusty winds for a brief time last evening. now there's sun and clouds out there for the next several hours. 48 degrees in philadelphia.
the temperature keeps dipping. 47 in allentown. 47 in trenton. 48 in wilmington, 48 in reading. wind a little bit of an issue, so it's cool and at times breezy for the morning hours. rest of the day cool sun and clouds, 47 degrees by 10:00, 51 by noon. 58 degrees by 3:00 p.m. before we dip down at 3:00 p.m. it will be cool for trick or treating. i'll give you details on that, word of another warmup another one coming as we head into november. >> reporter: no overnight construction on the vine street expressway, traffic moving nicely. on the big picture, no big accident, blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 moving nicely. here's a live look at the boulevard. southbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway, roads are clear and dry with no delays there. we have construction it continues to block the left lane on the northeast extension northbound between lansdale and quakertown, but not causing a
problem if you're heading toward the north. of course, no news yet with septa, if there's a strike tomorrow these will not be running, the septa city buses, the trolleys, 10, 11, 13, 14, 34, and 36. frankford market line broad street line running on time now. >> septa strike deadline is tonight, a walkout could impact half a million riders before tomorrow morning's rush. annie mccormick is at the sheraton where negotiations are set to resume at some point this morning. annie. >> reporter: matt, that's right, so far the negotiations have been described as very tense with one side being accused of walking away from the table. both sides have said they will work up until the deadline tonight they are working to come up with an agreement hopefully halting any strike that could happen.
at issue, the 570000 union workers are -- 5700 union work workers are harshing out pensions an --hing out pension and healthcare. the strike could cause a nightmare commute. there will be contingency plans. penn which is one of the city's biggest exploirs announced it will -- employers, announced it will increase their shuttle system at all patco stations in center city, patco the trains that come from south jersey. drexel and chop employees can use the extended commuter service, as well. we talked to a number of riders who are preparing.
>> it's difficult, i'm trying to figure out am i going to take the train or ride my bike? if it is raining out, riding your bike in the rain is not good. >> what am my going to do? i'm going to take uber. >> reporter: negotiations took a step backed war as septa bargaining representatives refused to address issues affecting operators and public safety, some of the union septa said they misrepresented the negotiations, they said they are cautiously optimistic about today, both sides saying they are hoping to come to an agreement at midnight. the last strike they had was in 2009. that lasted for 6 days, they are
expectedded to be back on -- expected to be back at the table early this morning at the center city her tan. tam, back to you. >> developing right now, police in south jersey are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally plowed into a man in burlington county and fled the crash scene. bob brooks is live from west hammonton the 600 block of rancocas road with the developing details, good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, tamala, this is terrible, whoever hit the victim left them lying here alongside the road and kept going, the victim was not to be found until someone's came by and spotted them. this was happening around 10:00 p.m. last night. at this point there's no telling when this first happened, again whoever did this, smashed into the victim and kept driving. unfortunately that's all we know at this point. no word on a vehicle description to even look out for, just a tragedy here late last night.
we are looking for more information this morning and we put in calls to the prosecutor's office, we're waiting to hear back with more details. reporting from west hampton, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> we could learn about a gruesome discovery in fairmont park. a passer by found a decomposed body wrapped in a blanket along reservoir drive. it was so badly decomposed they are not sure of the person's gender. autopsy will be performed on the corpse and they will determine who it was and how the person died. a college student in lancaster county tried to harm his unborn child by putting bleach in his girlfriend's drinking water. washington was charged with attempted murder. the victim called 911 on friday, saying she had vomited and there was a burning sensation in her
throat. neither the woman or her unborn child were injured. 5:07 a.m., brigette kelly and bill baroni were charged with causing a traffic jam on the george washington bridge. they testified they thought it was part of a traffic study. city council will hold a public hearing on the recent wave of home invasions and robberies against the asian community. more than 100 chinese american families and small businesses have been vitaminized in 2016 alone. >> if you have a ghost costume for tonight, you might want to make the sheet two ply. >> reporter: maybe a little blanket underneath it. it's going to be cool, but not too terribly windy.
storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we are dry, as we look outside, you can see the camera bounce a little bit. we are getting off to a breezy start, but later in the evening the wind will die down. 48 degrees in reading and philadelphia. same story in trenton and wilmington, and pretty much the same story in millville. down the shore in cape may, 53 degrees at this early hour. there go the showers and thunderstorms that came through last evening. behind it we got breaks in the clouds. we'll have a fair amount of sunshine early and through the day, sun and clouds, chilly conditions in the lehigh valley. high of 56 degrees in places like allentown and bethlehem. at the shore, 60 degrees, partly sunny and cool. 06 is the ocean temperature, currently, as well. so -- already 58 degrees, partly sunny and cool today. for the daytime ham -- halloween
high this will kick in at 3:00 p.m. it will be breezy. 16 miles per hour that's the wind. tonight, mostly clear, chilly, it will be dry tonight. 5 degrees by 5:00 p.m. by 8:00 p.m. we're getting into the upper 40s if you're in some of the outlying suburbs you will be in the 40s for the most of the time this evening, bundle up a little bit. overnight tonight, mainly clear and chilly, 42 in philadelphia. some suburbs getting into the 30s. in fact as we take a look at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, you can see the 30s, mid 30s in allentown and reading. tomorrow, mostly sunny skies a few clouds around we'll get into the low 60s in the afternoon. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 58 degrees, no tricks just cool treats tonight, bundle up a little bit as we look at the afternoon high of 58. temperatures dropping into the
upper 40s by the time trick or treating is finished. a nice start tomorrow, lots of sunshine and 62. here we go again with the out of season warmups. 71 degrees on wednesday, 73 thursday, there will be a strong front coming in thursday evening and there's a chance of strong thunderstorms that's something to keep in mind on thursday. we're back to 60 on friday. the weekend 58 saturday, we have the unity cup at citizens bank park. don't forget to set the clocks. >> fall back. >> reporter: we get on extra hour. >> that's good, that's all i care about. >> i'm filling in for nydia han on sunday, i hope i'm where i'm supposed to be on sunday. >> we'll give you a call. a crash during a nascar race leaves 20 people injured. donald trump closes the gap with hillary clinton as new
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mask, not a costume, nothing exciting. i'm more excited about the kids. route 100 at the boulevard, you have a nice easy ride, no ghosts or goblins out there, and we're nice and dry and clear. the boulevard an accident northbound at adams avenue. watch for that accident coming in. overall the travel times it's early and the majors are looking good, i-95 southbound an easy 13 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine. schuylkill expressway each direction 14 miles per hour between the blue route and the vine, no problems there. 42 no problems coming in from dep ford or turnersville, as well. we did find someone talking about animals on the road on the blue route near broomall southbound. watch for that. temperatures, 48 degrees, cooler than yesterday. right now 47 in allentown. 49 in millville.
temperatures roughly 14 degrees cooler than yesterday morning. 24 degrees cooler in the poconos. what a big change, felt like summer, 79. back to reality, 58. >> new on "action news," police say nearly two dozen people were injured after a nascar race in virginia. investigators say the chevrolet plowed into the crowd of fans in the parking lot yesterday afternoon. it happened after the chevy struck another vehicle it was trying to pass. most of the injured were treated on the scene. investigators say alcohol does not appear to have been involved here. we could learn as soon as today is the driver will face charges. new on "action news," a shocking discovery in the midst of a triple homicide investigation in kansas, a baby who was still alive. they found the bodies of three people in front of a home in a rural area near newton. police found a screaming 18-month-old baby inside the house unharmed. the murder victims all had
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so i couldn't wear orange, so i wore a dark color. more than you needed to know. we have a shot of the platt bridge, a good shot of the road conditions, we're clear and dry, no issues heading toward the airport. we have a proob coming in the boulevard -- we have a problem coming in the boulevard inner drive we have an accident. >> reporter: we have kids with the jackets on, 48 in the city. 47 by 10:00 a.m. noon, 351, the high today 58 degrees by 3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m., 53. if you're heading out trick or treating tonight look for 53 at 6:00 p.m. and down in the upper 40 as soon as 8:00 p.m. on the big board at the airport we're hoping for all green aircraft. no major delays and no sign of precipitation in any of our big travel cities. "action news" has made a surprising discovery that could affect your care at the
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they plan on going trick or treating later tonight. ghosts and goblins across the city of philadelphia try to get the most amount of candy in the shortest amount of time. philadelphia leads the city that provides the most candy with the fewest walking. cobbs creek is number one, followed by logan, germantown and fairly. the crime rate in philadelphia came out on top. >> now you know where to go to get the good candy. >> coming up on "action news," a halloween party turned violent when a man dressed as freddie kruger pulled a gun from his costume. the birds fell to the boys, those stories when "action news" continues. biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty -
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cowboys in an overtime loss. >> good morning, everybody, it is october 31, it is halloween. >> reporter: it is. it is cool to start out, but dry for trick or treating. you can see on radar, the thunderstorms that came through last evening is all gone. the sun is mixing with clouds, a good looking day. 48 in philadelphia. 47 in allentown. 48 in reading, trenton and wilmington. 49 in millville. 52- in cape may. a little bit breezy, as i mentioned, 13-mile an hour winds in the city, double digit winds and a little bit on on the breezy side. 47 degrees by 10:00 a.m. 51 by noon. high 58 degrees by 3:00 p.m. by the time we back down to 53 by 6:00 p.m. tonight. that's about when kids get out their for trick or treating.